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How to Find Books

Request a Book

Why request a book in Omni?

  • Get added to a wait list if the book you want is checked out. You will receive an email when it is available. 
  • Pick up a book from Oshawa Campus Library's Service Desk.
    • You may want a book delivered from Whitby Campus Library (which is currently closed due to COVID-19) to Oshawa Campus Library.
    • You may want a book moved from the shelf at Oshawa Campus Library to the Service Desk for easier pickup.
  • Get a book mailed to your home. You can use the Request process to have a book mailed to your home at no charge.

You must sign in to Omni to see Request options. You can do this from the Library home page using the Omni Login button. 

Or, once you're in Omni, select Sign in at the top right of the page. 


Find the book or other item in Omni. Click on any of the following to go to the record:

  • The title
  • Available from...
  • Not available, check for more options


In the Get It section of the record, select Request


Choose your Pickup Location:

  • North Campus: Choose this when you want to pick up the book at the Oshawa Campus Library Service Desk.
  • Home Delivery: Choose this if you want the book mailed to your home.

Select Send Request

Note that Whitby Campus Library is not currently a pickup location because it is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.


You will receive an email when the item is available. 

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